The BEAR AR (2016)

Sport 4 Hour and Elite 10 Hour Adventure Race



The Blairsville Extreme Adventure Race (BEAR) will take place on September 17, 2016. Race director Jeff Leininger along with Race Designer Shane Hagerman will be setting 2 incredible courses.

Teams will be exploring the mountains, rivers, lakes, trails and beautiful woods surrounding Blairsville, Georgia. Home of the highest mountain in Georgia.

The 4 Hour Sport Race is perfect for beginners or families looking to have some fun discovering the outdoors with adventure racing. Easy to read and simple navigation will take you to some hidden spots around Blairsville. Distances are always based on your teams abilities and speed in adventure racing, however between 10-15 miles of mountain biking and 3-6 miles of trekking.

The 10 Hour Elite Race will take teams deeper into the surrounding mountains with some great climbs and an epic paddle. Rogaine trek section and special tasks. Looking for a mountain challenge? Distances are always based on your teams abilities and speed in adventure racing, however between 20-30 miles of mountain biking, 6-10 miles of paddling and 6-10 miles of trekking.

Instructions and (pre-plotted) map provided at check in followed by a pre-race meeting one hour before race start. All teammates must be present to check-in and receive instructions. The later you are the shorter the time to prepare.

Water and snacks will be provided at every TA. Also, there are stores along the way, so bring cash.

T-shirts for all racers, and finisher medals to all finishers.

Post race dinner and award ceremony at Blairsville Georgia at the Civic Center.

[Disciplines (4 hour Race): Trekking, Biking, Simple Navigation and Urban Scavenger Hunt]

[Disciplines (10 hour Race): Trekking, Biking, Paddling, Navigation and Orienteering]

Date: September 17, 2016


Blairsville Civic Center (map)
Blairsville, GA

Sport 4-Hour Leaderboard

Elite 10-Hour Leaderboard
# Division Reg ID Team Name Misc Total Time
1C-4959Checkpoint Zero111563209:37:00
2C-3946Florida Xtreme111262908:59:00
3C-2958Chicken Legs and Glorious Hair101162706:41:00
4M-31000CFR TEC111242709:00:00
5M-3920Anything's Impossible1011324
6M-2921Do What I do119424
7M-2944Jungle Juice1011324
8C-29902 Thorns & Tenderfoot98623
9M-39173 Rednecks & a Paddle96621
10M-4924The Silver Foxes96621
# Division Reg ID Team Name Misc Total Time
3M-1864Keep On Keepin' On811423
4M-11013Middle Aged Crazy6511